Teaching and Learning Resources

 Listed below are resources to help faculty excel in their teaching experience at CBU. The information listed is routinely updated with current best practices and tutorials. If you have suggestions that you feel would benefit the campus faculty please contact us at tlc@calbaptist.edu

Blackboard Tutorials

Video Icon How To Make Your Course Available to Students
Video Icon How to Create Announcements in Your Course
Video Icon How to Add a Tool Link to Your Course (How to Add/Change Your Course Navigation)
Video Icon Using the Content Editor (How to Add Your Syllabus to Your Course)
Video Icon How to Use SafeAssign in Assignments
Video IconHow To Create a Test 
Video IconHow to Set Test Options

See Blackboard's complete list of video tutorials.

Known Issues with Browsers

Teaching with Technology

Library Resources

Additional Teaching Resources

OPS Offfers Faculty Resources 
Course Syllabus Template

Faculty Peer Evaluation Rubric/Instructions
Student of Concern Report
Midpoint Course Evaluation (Video Tutorial)
Faculty Livetext account expired? Instructions on how to renew your account.

Faculty/Academic Staff Profile Editing Instructions

Follow the instructions below to edit an individual profile for the Faculty/Academic Staff user role.

  1. Begin by logging into your account via the login page located at
    https://marketing.calbaptist.edu/faculty_directory/ (with your CBU email address and password).
  2. Upon successful login, you will be redirected to the “Edit Profile” page.

Instructional Guide

Grade Submissions

How to Submit Online Grades on insidecbu
Your Course Record Book - CRB
Grade Change Policy and Form - InsideCBU login required
Grading FAQ


How to keep attendance on InsideCBU
Adding your roster to your InsideCBU course 

Live Help

There is no substitute for one-on-one discussion with TLC staff about teaching style, instructional design, course goals and student interaction.  Here are some of the ways our staff is available to help you:  

Developing and Designing

  • Traditional, online and hybrid courses
  • Syllabus with clear student learning outcomes
  • Flip classroom 
  • Teaching strategies
  • Instructor presences


  • Technology in a course
  • Activities to engage the learner